Death toll in Turkey mine collapse reaches 7

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20.10.2017 12:03 GMT

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Detention warrants have been issued Friday for 110 Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ)-linked suspects as part of an Istanbul-based operation targeting the group's business conglomerate.

Turkey-US had productive visa talks, the U.S. State Department says

20.10.2017 11:40 GMT

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The U.S. and Turkey had a "productive" meeting about the visa spat, the U.S. State Department said late Wednesday.

Erdogan questions US partnership amid visa row

20.10.2017 09:15 GMT

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Turkey welcomes Iran's cooperation in fight against PKK

19.10.2017 16:10 GMT

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PM Yildirim speaks at joint press conference with Iran's first vice president in capital Ankara.

Turkish president lauds Azerbaijan's Independence Day

19.10.2017 09:24 GMT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday congratulated Azerbaijan on its 26th Independence Day.

Turkey set to host ninth D-8 summit in Istanbul

18.10.2017 15:34 GMT

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Former ASALA terrorist brought to justice

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A friend of Turkey, French historian Gauin filed a claim against two members of ASALA terrorist organization currently residing in France.

6 killed in Turkey coal mine collapse

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EU's aid plan reaches 1M refugees in Turkey

17.10.2017 14:55 GMT

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Turkish court releases wife, daughter of detained US consulate employee

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A court in Istanbul released late Monday the daughter and wife of a detained employee of the U.S. Consulate General of Istanbul, known by his initials N.M.C., due to security concerns.

US delegation to discuss visa crisis, Syria, security with Turkish officials

17.10.2017 09:29 GMT

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Turkey to pursue EU accession process: Deputy PM

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Turkey will continue its efforts for EU membership despite all hurdles, the Turkish deputy prime minister said Sunday.

Turkish army chief inspects troops near Syrian border

14.10.2017 09:54 GMT

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We don't need EU: Turkish President Erdoğan

13.10.2017 16:02 GMT

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"If you're honest, make your statement and we will finish the job."

Turkey: Police arrest 53 FETO suspects

13.10.2017 14:37 GMT

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At least 53 people were arrested on Friday over alleged links to Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind last year’s defeated coup attempt, according to a police source.

Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Kenya after bird strike

13.10.2017 12:35 GMT

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Flight TK 673 was leaving Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa for Istanbul when the bird strike happened at around 4 a.m.

Seven people detained after explosion in oil refinery in western Turkey

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A total of seven people were detained on Oct. 12 after a deadly explosion at a facility of Turkey’s sole oil refining company TÜPRAŞ in the Aegean province of İzmir.

Visa row with US can be resolved, Erdogan aide says

12.10.2017 16:52 GMT

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Turkey has called for its judicial process to be respected as it deals with the case of a U.S. Consulate staff member whose arrest led to a diplomatic row.

Turkey: Visa row with US likely to be resolved soon

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A visa suspension between Turkey and Washington is "overblown" and will likely be soon resolved, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said Wednesday.

Explosion kills 4 at Tüpraş oil refinery in Turkey's Izmir

11.10.2017 12:09 GMT

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Four workers were killed and two others were wounded in an explosion at the TÜPRAŞ Aliağa Refinery in Turkey's western Izmir province on Wednesday, District Governor Bayram Yılmaz said.

US: Turkey visa decision a 'coordinated effort'

11.10.2017 09:20 GMT

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The U.S. Embassy in Turkey has taken the decision to suspend visa services in coordination with the White House and State Department, a spokesperson for the department said Tuesday.

Erdogan blames US for initiating visa row with Turkey

10.10.2017 22:56 GMT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday laid the blame for the current visa row with the U.S. at Washington’s door, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

'US visa move does not comply with alliance'

10.10.2017 14:50 GMT

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Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday the U.S. move to suspend non-immigrant visa operations in Turkey defied the general rules according to which allies worked together.

Erdogan arrives in Belgrade for two-day visit

10.10.2017 09:02 GMT

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Serbia’s capital Monday for an official two-day visit, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

US visa suspension decision upsetting: Erdogan

09.10.2017 23:00 GMT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday condemned the U.S. move to suspend non-immigrant visa operations at diplomatic facilities in Turkey, Anadolu reported.

Turkey may close Incirlik Air Base for US

09.10.2017 16:00 GMT

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Turkey may close the Incirlik Air Base for the US Air Force, Turkish media outlets reported Oct. 9.

Ankara summons US Embassy representative

09.10.2017 15:22 GMT

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A day after the US announced that all diplomatic facilities in Turkey will suspend non-immigrant visa services to "reassess Turkey's commitment" to the security of the US mission staff, Ankara has responded.

Turkey suspends US visa applications after US decision to suspend all non-immigrant visa services

09.10.2017 09:40 GMT

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Turkish Embassy in Washington said on Oct. 8 that it suspended all non-immigrant visa services at all Turkish diplomatic facilities in the U.S.

Turkish, Russian armed forces to ensure safety in Syria’s Idlib: Erdogan

07.10.2017 14:58 GMT

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Armed forces of Turkey and Russia will ensure safety in the Syrian city of Idlib, Turkish media outlets quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying Oct. 7.

Turkey hopes normalized ties with Germany: FM

07.10.2017 12:19 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister has called for mutual steps to normalize relations between Turkey and Germany, after months of tensions between the two NATO allies.

Turkey's role in educating Syrian children lauded

07.10.2017 09:17 GMT

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Turkey has set an example for the rest of the world in the way it has integrated Syrian children into the Turkish education system, the EU delegation head to Turkey said Friday.

Venezuelan president to visit Turkey

05.10.2017 15:49 GMT

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